Brought to you by The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA), the Positive Six Campaign (DBSA +6) challenges individuals to focus for six months on making small, positive changes in their lives.
A strong support network, good physical health, and giving to others are all contributors towards good mental health for anyone, but especially for more than 21 million people who live with mood disorders. Launched in 2012, DBSA +6 was designed to help anyone, with or without mental health issues, to live a happier life. Read press release. PDF
DBSA is the leading patient-directed national organization focusing on the most prevalent mental illnesses, depression and bipolar disorder. The organization fosters an environment of understanding about the impact and management of these life-threatening illnesses by providing up-to-date, scientifically-based tools and information written in language the general public can understand. DBSA supports research to promote more timely diagnosis, develop more effective and tolerable treatments and discover a cure. The organization works to ensure that people living with mood disorders are treated equitably. DBSA was founded in 1985 as a not-for- profit 501(c)(3) organization.
DBSA provides hope, help, support, and education to improve the lives of people who have mood disorders.
DBSA envisions wellness for people who live with depression and bipolar disorder. Because DBSA was created for and is led by individuals living with mood disorders, our vision, mission, and programming are always informed by the personal, lived experience of peers.